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Eleanor Baker Bio

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Eleanor Baker is a founding member of Baker Newman Noyes (BNN), having previously spent 18 years in the Portland, Maine office of KPMG, one of BNNís predecessor companies. During her tenure as managing principal from 2003 to 2008, and again from 2012 to 2015, Baker helped direct BNNís expansion in New Hampshire and Massachusetts, which earned the firm national recognition as one of Accounting Todayís fastest-growing firms in the United States. In 2014, Baker was named one of Maine Magazineís ď50 People Shaping Our State.Ē The growth during her tenure as managing principal included three strategic mergers in 2015.

Baker holds a bachelorís degree from the University of Maine, a J.D. from the University of Maine School of Law, and an LL.M. in taxation from Boston University School of Law. She has a strong legacy of community service and mentoring, and is widely-recognized as a leading voice in the community, having received multiple distinguished service awards from the Maine Society of Certified Public Accountants, University of Maine School of Law Alumni Association, Kennebec Council of Girl Scouts, YWCA, Junior Achievement, the American Heart Association, and University of New England. She serves as trustee of the University of Maine School of Law Foundation, and as chair of the Maine Public Broadcasting Network.